Bathroom Book of Michigan Trivia

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The Wolverine State has quite a few claims to being a unique region of the country. Some folks in Michigan are actually called “trolls” while others are called “yoopers.” Sault Ste. Marie used to be one city that straddled Michigan and Ontario. Michigan was the first state to abolish the death penalty. Michigan is home to more Muslims than any other state in the Union. These and many more fascinating facts await you in the Bathroom Book of Michigan Trivia.
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Overview

The Wolverine State has quite a few claims to being a unique region of the country. Some folks in Michigan are actually called “trolls” while others are called “yoopers.” Sault Ste. Marie used to be one city that straddled Michigan and Ontario. Michigan was the first state to abolish the death penalty. Michigan is home to more Muslims than any other state in the Union. These and many more fascinating facts await you in the Bathroom Book of Michigan Trivia.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781897278321
  • Publisher: Blue Bike Books
  • Publication date: 6/22/2007
  • Pages: 216
  • Sales rank: 971,724
  • Product dimensions: 5.25 (w) x 8.25 (h) x 0.59 (d)

Table of Contents


Introduction     6
The State's Wow Factor
What Sets Michigan Apart     7
Michigan's Symbols
Animals of the State     8
More State Symbols     13
Whither the Weather
Averages and Extremes     23
Stormy Weather     24
Lay of the Land
General Geography     28
Waterworld     30
The Environment
Some Interesting Michigan Critters     37
Michigan's Most Endangered Species     40
People
A Gander at Michiganders     43
Flocks of Michiganders     45
Tourism and Travel
Strange Michigan     51
Supersize MI - A Few of Michigan's Biggest Things     57
"Made in Michigan" Some of the State's Foremost Firsts     64
...And Finally, A Michigan Last     76
Food and Drink
Locally Grown and Made     77
Brand Names from Michigan     81
BI-Peninsular History
Making Michigan     88
Hails from Michigan     91
Freedom Fighters     93
Notable Happenings     96
Communities
It's the Place to Visit!     100
Other Notable Communities     103
The Name's the Thing     109
Lifestyle
The GreatOutdoors     114
Rainbow Pride     117
Drinks and Drugs     118
Economy
Driving into History     120
And the Other Paying Job?     123
Health and Living
Some State Statistics     125
A Serial of Cereal     127
Education
Book Smarts     129
Michigan Schools     131
Other Public Universities in Michigan     134
Campus Rivalry     137
Odd Schools     139
Politics
State Politics     140
Labour of Love     146
The Arts
Fine Arts     148
Literature     152
Music     155
On the Air Waves     161
Media and Entertainment     163
Leading Men     166
Leading Ladies     168
Filmed in Michigan     169
Architecture     172
Science and Technology
Inventors and Inventions     177
Notable Names in Science     181
Crime and Punishment
Life of Crime     184
Malicious Michiganders     186
Sports
Team Players     190
Notable Athletes     193
Notable Moments      199
Automobiles
The Car is Big Here     203
Driving Michigan     207
Odds and Ends
Ten Good Reasons to Live in Michigan     210
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